Actor Michael Pennington guides his audience through Shakespeare’s life and plays with a mix of his own opinions and performances of many well-known and less familiar speeches. The show has been applauded worldwide for its warmth, humour and deep knowledge of its subject. Michael Pennington has played many of the great classical roles, most recently King Lear in New York and on tour in the UK. Other theatre work includes the title roles in Hamlet, Timon of Athens, Coriolanus, Macbeth, Richard II, and Henry V.
‘The incomparable Michael Pennington has done Sweet William proud’ Daily Mail
‘In his brilliant one-man show Michael Pennington combines his performance skills with textual scholarship to give us as well-rounded a portrait of Shakespeare as you could hope for’ The Guardian